4 reasons to consider Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl favorites

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3. The Baltimore Ravens rushing offense is improving

The Baltimore Ravens have always had a great rushing attack, but that has almost always been led by Lamar Jackson. After losing J.K. Dobbins, it took the Ravens some searching to work out their run game. It is looking like they are figuring things out. Gus Edwards has 38 rushes for 196 yards and six touchdowns over the last three weeks. I would say that the run game is looking just fine with him right now.

More than that, it looks like the Ravens may have finally got their speed threat. The Ravens lost Dobbins and then went to Justice Hill and Kenyan Drake, but it looks like Keaton Mitchell may be the guy that they needed. Mitchell had nine rushes for 138 yards and one touchdown against the Seahawks. He came back against the Lions, tweaked his injury, left the game, and was not seen against the Cardinals. Needless to say, we need to see more to make sure this is a legitimate threat. Still, it is also fair to say that Sunday may have been his breakout.

When the Baltimore Ravens run game is at a championship-level quality, they have a power back a speed back, and Lamar Jackson being the third rusher who can make it all go. They have Gus Edwards established, they have Keaton Mitchell up-and-coming, and Lamar Jackson has been the man with the ball in his hands. This is a Super Bowl formula.